Tag: Racial and Ethnic Issues

In Act of Racism, Trump Goes After the Dreamers with DACA Repeal

White House Phases Out Protection For 8,000 Undocumented Youth In Connecticut By Russel Blair, Hartford Courant The White House Tuesday announced the end of an Obama-era immigration program that protects some 8,000 undocumented youth in Connecticut from deportation and allows…

I Was Arrested — Demanding a Moral State Budget

Legislators Obligated To Pass A Moral Budget House Minority Leader Themis Klarides, R-Derby, speaks to the House on the final day of session June 7. No budget was reached before adjournment.(Jessica Hill / AP) KENT J. SILADI — In the…

Arrested For Protesting Inhumane Budget Proposals

Religious Leaders Arrested At State Capitol While Protesting Budget Cuts Rebecca Lurye — Hartford Courant — Six clergy and seminary members were arrested inside the Capitol on Monday while protesting the state’s planned budget cuts to health care, education and other…

Strong Criticism Over Bridgeport Police Shooting

Lawmakers, ACLU, critical of Bridgeport police in shooting By Ken Dixon  Tuesday, May 16, 2017, Bridgeport Post   Photo: Contributed Photo / Contributed Photo HARTFORD — There are too many troubling questions lingering after the shooting last week of 15-year-old…